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Mormons Join LGBT Pride Parade, Occupiers Protest It

June 25, 2012 | 11:05 am

Mormons Join LGBT Pride Parade, Occupiers Protest It

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San Francisco’s 42nd annual Pride Parade drew as many as a million people to Market Street and the Civic Center Sunday — including two unusual groups: Mormon supporters of gay rights and Occupy-movement critics of the event’s commercialization. About 100 Mormons marched in contradiction to their church’s opposition to the practice of homosexuality. Among the […]

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SFPD Arrest 75 Occupy SF Protesters at Turk Street Building

April 2, 2012 | 4:31 pm

SFPD Arrest 75 Occupy SF Protesters at Turk Street Building

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Update 6:50 p.m. San Francisco police arrested 75  protestors this afternoon for misdemeanor trespassing after a request from the San Francisco Archdiocese, said SFPD spokesman Sgt. Michael Andraychak. Last night protestors took over a church-owned building at 888 Turk St. intending to turn it into a center for the homeless, Occupiers said. Police became concerned […]

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November 20, 2011 | 8:38 pm

Occupy Update: San Francisco, Oakland, UC Davis Pepper Spray Video

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A quick roundup of Sunday’s “Occupy” developments around the Bay Area. We’ll start with the latest developments tonight, then go back to earlier in the day: San Francisco OccupySF protesters have taken over the street in front of the Federal Reserve and have been joined by Supervisors Eric Mar and David Campos (and perhaps others). […]

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Occupy Oakland Announces Fox Square Park in Uptown District as New Site for Encampment; Watch Press Conference

November 18, 2011 | 10:31 am

Occupy Oakland Announces Fox Square Park in Uptown District as New Site for Encampment; Watch Press Conference

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Occupy Oakland said today it wants to set up a new encampment at Fox Square Park in the rapidly gentrifying Uptown district, which has tried to position itself as a hip, upscale arts and entertainment hub. (Watch the full press conference here.) View Larger Map Some residents are not happy, to say the least, as […]

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Tents, Banks, and Police: Occupy Bay Area, Week of Nov. 14

November 17, 2011 | 2:02 pm

Tents, Banks, and Police: Occupy Bay Area, Week of Nov. 14

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The Bay Area was pre-Occupied this week, with much going on in several protests related to the Occupy Wall Street movement. KQED’s Ian Hill has curated a recap of the last few days, via Storify. Check it out here or below. But first, an update on Occupy SF. KQED’s Mina Kim visited the encampment at […]

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November 14, 2011 | 10:24 pm

Roundup: Occupy Oakland, OccupyCal

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Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Oakland police (and a slew of officers from other agencies) descend on Frank Ogawa (Oscar Grant) Plaza outside City Hall to evict the Occupy Oakland encampment. Then, almost before you’ve gotten used to that, the occupiers are right back in the plaza. That’s kind of what we’ve […]

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Occupy Wall Street: Here to Stay? Can it Evolve? Who’s Participating? Listen to Radio Debate…

October 31, 2011 | 2:24 pm

Occupy Wall Street: Here to Stay? Can it Evolve? Who’s Participating? Listen to Radio Debate…

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On KQED Radio 88.5′s Forum today, host Michael Krasny talked to San Francisco Chronicle reporter Joe Garofoli, Chronicle columnist Debra Saunders, and Rolling Stone contributing editor Tim Dickinson about the Occupy Wall Street movement. The segment drew many comments from listeners… An edited transcript follows the audio. Audio: Debate on Occupy Wall Street, pt 1 […]

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Occupy Wall Street — Bay Area Editions

October 10, 2011 | 3:35 pm

Occupy Wall Street — Bay Area Editions

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Occupy SF on Twitter Occupy Oakland on Twitter The Occupy Wall Street protests have turned into Occupy Just About Everywhere, and that of course includes the Bay Area. Last week, in San Francisco, the city broke up the Occupy SF encampment that had taken root in front of the Federal Reserve building, but the protesters […]

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City Breaks Up Occupy SF Encampment; Video of Last Night’s Protest; Lee, Avalos Statements

October 6, 2011 | 2:19 pm

City Breaks Up Occupy SF Encampment; Video of Last Night’s Protest; Lee, Avalos Statements

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The latest on Occupy SF from Twitter In the wee small hours this morning, the Occupy SF encampment in the Financial District was dismantled by authorities. OccupySF is the offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street protests that have been going on in New York since mid-September. From the Chronicle: San Francisco police and Public Works […]

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